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Climate Transition Plans Help Companies Cut Carbon Footprint

If you thought the weather was a little warm last year, it wasn’t your imagination. In fact, 2023 was the hottest year on record. For decades, scientists have predicted weather extremes including heat waves, and they point to the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere as the culprit. To head off catastrophic warming, the…

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Keurig Dr Pepper Expands Chemical Management Policy

Investors concerned over growing evidence of plastic toxicity (Boston, MA) Responding to investors’ scrutiny, Keurig Dr Pepper* has expanded its Chemical Management Policy to include forever chemicals PFAS, heavy metals and a family of plastic additives called bisphenols. The move comes after 185 investors coordinated by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development sent…

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Shareholders Miss Second Chance to Vote on Right to Repair at Deere

SEC blocks Green Century° shareholder proposal on Right to Repair at Deere & Company* Contact Information: Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 (Boston, MA) Shareholders will not get to vote on Deere & Company’s opposition to Right to Repair at the company’s Annual General Meeting this year after the…

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Beach Plans? Hotel Plastics May Mar Your Vacation

Green Century° Files Shareholder Proposals Asking Major Hotels To Cut Plastic Contact Information: Douglass Guernsey, Shareholder Advocate, dguernsey@greencentury.com, 617-747-4447 Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495 (Boston, MA) Dreaming of a pristine tropical escape this season? When you step out of your hotel, in addition to the hot sand between your toes, you may be surprised…

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Applied Materials* to Cut Carbon Emissions

Contact Information:  Andrea Ranger, Shareholder Advocate, aranger@greencentury.com, 781-349-2813  Pam Podger, Communications Director, ppodger@greencentury.com, 802-299-9495  Boston, January 4, 2023 – After filing a shareholder proposal, Green Century° reached an agreement with Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied) to map out its strategy to cut carbon emissions by 2040.  Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Applied employs 39,000 people, and is…

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